Humanity Of Bergen County Raises Resources For Veteran House Make

Angela R. James

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A new fundraiser by Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County lifted cash to advantage a build in Westwood for a single-family members residence for a veteran spouse and children.

Habitat Bergen hosted “Houses for Hounds” on Saturday at the Habitat ReStore in Westwood. Habitat volunteers shaped five groups and began building and decorating canine homes in mid-September.

Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County

Good friends of Habitat Bergen then voted on the net — $1 for every 1 vote — for their preferred Household for a Hound. The initiative culminated in a risk-free, out of doors occasion on Saturday showcasing the completed items. The profitable “Residences for a Hound” was Group One-The ReStore.

Habitat Bergen auctioned off the accomplished pet dog homes to attendees through an auction, and Team One’s doghouse also garnered the maximum bid.

Greyheads at Operate – Retiree volunteers “Greyheads” constructing a Dwelling for a Hound. (Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County)

In addition to featuring the Homes for Hounds, Habitat Bergen invited the Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue business to take part in the festivities and protected houses for various puppies and kittens.

More occasion associates incorporated the McInerney Jansen Family members Foundation, Conrads Ice Cream of Westwood, Westwood Veterinary, Elixir Kitchens, and A Bite of Heaven Catering.

Team One – the Winners! – Habitat Bergen ReStore Director and Co-Chair of Hounds for Residence, Teri Capparelli and Co-Chair Tricia McInerney Jansen with their winner Dwelling for a Hound. (Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County)

The groups:

  • Crew A person – Crew Teri and the ReStore! The ReStore Director and loyal volunteers.
  • Staff Two – Habitat Greyheads – Devoted volunteer-retirees lent their making skills to build a “Household for a Hound!”
  • Staff Three – Habitat Greyheads – Far more amazing talent from Greyheaded volunteers.
  • Group 4 – Westwood Regional Veterinary Clinic contributed with their “Hound” abilities!
  • Team 5 – Group Women Make! – These females not only establish onsite, but they host Do it yourself gatherings and other fundraising occasions to increase significant cash for Habitat Bergen.

“The celebration was a huge results on several amounts,” explained Maureen Cameron, Government Director or Habitat Bergen. “We are specifically psyched that our subsequent construct is appropriate below in Westwood, and this function gave us the option to increase resources, showcase our up coming task, and make a lot more folks conscious of the fabulous finds in the ReStore.”

Cameron, Capparelli, Jansen – Habitat Bergen’s Govt Director Maureen Cameron with ReStore Director and occasion Co-Chair, Teri Capparelli and party Co-Chair and previous Habitat Bergen Board member, Tricia McInerney Jansen. (Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County)

All proceeds from the event benefitted Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County’s recent job at 95 Sand Street in Westwood — a solitary-family members home for a veteran relatives. Site perform has currently started. The organization will welcome volunteers afterwards this slide. Visit habitatbergen.org for far more information and facts.

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